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S Africa college tackles doctor shortage

Final-year students of one medical school being sent to rural areas where their skills are needed most.

    South Africa has a chronic shortage of doctors willing to work in the rural areas where almost half of the population lives. But one medical school is trying to change that by sending students in their final year to parts of the country where their skills are needed most.

    Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports from Worcester in the Western Cape.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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